Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes: Revised and Complete Edition

By Tony Kushner

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Angels in the USA: A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes contains Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part , Perestroika

“Glorious. A enormous, subversive, altogether notable masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes could have replaced on the grounds that this Reagan-era AIDS epic gained the Pulitzer and the Tony, however the actual cosmic and human obsessions—power, faith, intercourse, accountability, the way forward for the world—are as perilous, but as falling-down humorous, as ever.” –Linda Winer, Newsday

"A massive, surprising play... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting... a looking out and radical rethinking of yank political drama." - Frank wealthy, New York Times

"A victory for theater, for the remodeling energy of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker

“An greatly awesome paintings of the mind's eye and mind, a towering instance of what theater stretched to its complete capability can achieve.” -Philadelphia Inquirer

"Angels in the United States is the best drama of our time, talking to us of a complete period of lifestyles and dying as no different play inside reminiscence. It ranks as not anything lower than one of many maximum performs of the 20 th century." - John Heilpern, ny Observer

“Some playwrights are looking to swap the area. a few are looking to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a author who has the promise to do both.” -New York Times

This new version of Tony Kushner's masterpiece is released with the author's contemporary adjustments and a brand new creation in occasion of the 20 th anniversary of its unique creation. the most venerated American performs in historical past, Angels in America was once presented Tony Awards for most sensible Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was once made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO movie directed by means of Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes," has got enormous quantities of performances world wide in additional than twenty-six languages.

Tony Kushner’s performs contain Angels in America; Hydriotaphia, or the demise of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, tailored from the play via Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A vivid Room referred to as Day; Homebody/Kabul; Caroline, or Change, a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori; and The clever Homosexual’s consultant to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures. He wrote the screenplays for Mike Nichols’s movie of Angels in America and for Steven Spielberg’s Munich and Lincoln. His books include The paintings of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the current; Brundibar, with illustrations through Maurice Sendak; and Wrestling with Zion: innovative Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, co-edited with Alisa Solomon.
Among many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, Tony Awards, 3 Obie Awards, night common Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg unusual Playwright Award. he's a member of the yank Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was once presented a countrywide Medal of Arts through President Barack Obama. He lives in long island together with his husband, Mark Harris.

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Agosto

By Tracy Letts

El retrato de una familia disfuncional de l. a. América profunda en su peor momentoIngenio, acidez, ironía, tragedia y mucho humor negroTras los angeles desaparición del patriarca de los Weston una calurosa noche de de verano, el extended family se ve obligado a reunirse en los angeles casa primary de Pawhuska, Ocklahoma, donde sentimientos reprimidos du rante años estallan en un torrente de emociones. Todos estarán bajo l. a. influencia de Violet, una mujer que cuando no está absolutamente drogada por las píldoras, suelta veneno por l. a. boca; se enfrentarán con su pasado y su presente, entre secretos y verdades a medias.Premio Pulitzer de Teatro 2008, los angeles adaptación cinematográfica de l. a. novela está protagonizada por Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep y Ewan McGregor.

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The Spanish Prisoner and The Winslow Boy: Two Screenplays

By David Mamet

Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet ranks one of the century's so much influential writers for level and display. His dialogue--abrasive, rhythmic--illuminates a contemporary aesthetic evocative of Samuel Beckett. His plots--surprising, comedian, topical--have evoked comparisons to masters from Alfred Hitchcock to Arthur Miller. listed below are screenplays demonstrating the wonderful variety of Mamet's skills.
        The Spanish Prisoner, a neo-noir mystery a couple of research-and-development cog hoodwinked out of his personal excellent discovery, demonstrates Mamet's incomparable use of personality in a dizzying story of twists and unsuitable id. The Winslow Boy, Mamet's revisitation of Terence Rattigan's  classic 1946 play, tells of a thirteen-year-old boy accused of stealing a five-shilling postal order and the tug of struggle for fact that ensues among his middle-class relatives and the Royal army. Crackling with wit, clever and surprising, The Spanish Prisoner and The Winslow Boy have fun Mamet's precise genius and our everlasting fascination with the intense predicaments of the typical guy.

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The Last Days of California: A Novel

By Mary Miller

“[A] remarkable first novel. . . . Why fear approximately labeling a publication this strong? simply learn it.”―Laurie Muchnick, New York instances publication Review

Jess is fifteen years outdated and awaiting the realm to finish. Her evangelical father has packed up the family members to force west to California, hoping to avoid wasting as many souls as attainable earlier than the second one Coming. along with her long-suffering mom and rebellious (and secretly pregnant) sister, Jess arms out tracts to nonbelievers at each relaxation cease, Waffle condominium, and gasoline station alongside the best way. As Jess’s trust frays, her teenage myopia evolves into knowledge approximately her fracturing relatives. chosen as a Barnes & Noble detect decide and an Indie subsequent decide, Mary Miller’s radiant debut novel reinvigorates the literary road-trip tale with wry vulnerability and savage attraction.

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The Tragedy of Macbeth (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 31) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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The Forgotten Story

By Winston Graham

First released in 1964 via Bodley Head

In December, 1898, a barquentine was once wrecked at the Cornish coast close to Falmouth. this is often "the forgotten story" of a few of the folks who got here without warning to be passengers within the send on her final voyage, in their loves and hates, and the way a tender boy is drawn irrevocably into the centre of a gripping drama.

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Love Virtually

By Daniel Glattauer

'Write to me, Emmi. Writing is like kissing, yet with out lips. Writing is kissing with the mind.' It starts unintentionally: Leo gets emails in mistakes from an unknown lady known as Emmi. Being well mannered he replies, and Emmi writes again. a number of short exchanges are all it takes to spark a mutual curiosity in one another, and shortly Emmi and Leo are sharing their innermost secrets and techniques and longings. The erotic pressure simmers, and it sort of feels just a topic of time sooner than they're going to meet in individual. yet they preserve removing the instant - the possibility either excites and unsettles them. And in the end, Emmi is fortunately married. Will their emotions for every different continue to exist the attempt of a real-life come across? And if this is the case, what then? Love nearly is a humorous, fast paced and completely soaking up novel, with lots of twists and turns, a few love affair performed solely through e mail.

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The Life and Death of Richard the Second (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 16) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual variation of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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Othello (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 34) (Bilingual Edition)

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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